Jimmie Allen released a star-studded EP, Bettie James, Friday, July 10th and the collection is a tribute to his late father and grandmother.
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Jimmie tells E! News: “I named the EP after my grandma who died in 2014 and my father who passed September 2019. I kind of wanted to start leaving legacies, leaving their legacy through my music. They inspired me so much…the man I am and who I hope to be one day.”
Jimmie says he has his Dad to thank for getting him into country music.
“That’s all he listened to and he was all about taking risk, so I feel like I was able to be patient in creating but taking risk and putting together artists in times people would never even think about mixing.”
The EP features collaborations with Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Charley Pride, Nelly, Rita Wilson, the Oak Ridge Boys, Noah Cyrus, and more.